Cast and credits
Original title / Binguan
English title / The Coffin in the Mountain
Director / Xin Yukun
Screenplay / Xin Yukun
Cinematography / He Shan
Editing / Xin Yukun
Music / Zhang Lei
Sound / Zhang Lei
Art direction / Guo Kai
Costumes / Cao Ruichun
Cast / Huo Weimin (Xiao Weiguo), Wang Xiaotian (Xiao Zongyao), Luo Yun (Huang Huan), Yang Yuzen (madre di Xiao Zongyao), Sun Li (Li Qin), Cao Xian (Chen Zili), Jia Zhigang (Da Zhuang), Shao Shengjie (Wang Baoshan), Zhu Ziqing (Bai Hu), Wang Zichen (Bai Guoqing)
Production / Ren Jiangzhou (Sea Level Production)
Co-production / Geng Hu, Quan Yingchun, Zhu Xun, Chen Junmei, Shen Qiyong
Format / DCP, color
Runtime / 119 min.
A young man tries to get away from his family’s overwhelming power, but when he accidentally kills a local thug, his fate will be intricately linked to his father’s. A woman, who for years has been victim of domestic violence, finds comfort in the arms of her ex-lover. The news of the death of her husband arrives as she was planning his murder. An honest village chief plans to retire but an exceptional event related to his son will pull him into the abyss.
Xin Yukun is 30 years old and graduated in Photography from the Beijing Film Academy. His short film Seven Nights was selected in a many international film festivals. He worked for three years on the script of Binguan, his debut film.